Aetna Sr Product Designer in Denver, Colorado

Req ID: 55627BR


Aetna's mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and a best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetna's digital strategy and all digital products; as well as the development roadmap and execution of the roadmap. A key part of this team is to build an integrated platform and underlying products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness.

Aetna is taking on a major initiative to redesign and rebuild many of its customer facing digital assets. This effort will include a completely new approach to developing software within Aetna, using the latest design approaches, technologies, and processes. Aetna Digital is a newly formed startup like business unit within Aetna, which will design, build and deliver a completely new and integrated digital experience for our users.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

Fundamental Components:

Aetna's new digital product team, Aetna Digital, is pioneering a new way for users to manage their healthcare. This isn't your parents health insurance. We're a nimble, startup-like team of hungry, quirky, and digitally-savvy product experts using the latest technology like biometrics, wearables, and more to usher in new and thoughtful experiences to the 46.7 million people who rely on us to help them make decisions about their health.

But we need help! Were looking for a Senior Product Designer in Denver, CO to develop creative answers to complex design problems, and help re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe for generations to come.

Fundamental Components:


Be an integral part of the product lifecycle from start to finish

Help facilitate conversations between product, engineering, and other stakeholders to understand business goals, user value, constraints, requirements, and other work-defining inputs

Have a thoughtful and defined design process to work from concept-to-delivery

Articulate compelling stories around your work and the rationale behind your decisions

Develop and work against design best practices, heuristics, mental models, user and business objectives, and other objective measures

Work in low fidelity prototypes (Invision, Principle, Framer, etc.) and increase fidelity as you validate your design concepts

Work with Product Design leadership to help mentor junior team members


5+ years bringing digital products to life in web and/or native apps

Expert in Sketch, Invision, Zeplin, Photoshop and a willingness to try new tools

Intermediate experience with HTML & CSS

Experience working with developers/engineering teams

Breathtaking aesthetic sense with sharp attention to detail

Familiar with iOS, Android/Material Design, and web design best practices

An insatiably curious spirit looking to learn

Familiar with user-centered design philosophies

Ego-less and objective

You receive feedback well and can iterate on your designs within a team structure

Awareness of how cognitive sciences (especially those around habit creation and motivation) can be applied to digital interfaces to reduce health insurance stress while also helping people create healthier habits


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 6% of your 401(k) contributions!

Health care (HSA/FSA), dental, vision benefits, PTO


Gym / Showers / Towel Service

Ping Pong/Monthly Chair Massages

Aetna-sponsored refreshments, Wednesday lunches, etc.

$200/yr towards wellness - gym membership, fitbit, treadmill

Up-to 5K a year toward tuition reimbursement

Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.